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Severity Score of Naughton et al for Nursing Home-Acquired Pneumonia (NHAP)

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

Naughton et al developed a score for describing the severity of nursing home-acquired pneumonia (NHAP). This can help identify patients who required more aggressive management and closer monitoring. The authors are from State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo General Hospital and Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.

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